Castle Rock Colorado Restraining Orders Attorneys
If you are a victim of domestic violence – or you fear that someone intends to harm you – the State of Colorado makes it possible for you to ask the court to issue a restraining order, also called a protective order. The order is designed to compel an individual to stay away from you. According to the Colorado Judicial Branch, obtaining an order requires that you state an individual has “hurt or threatened to hurt you and that you are in imminent danger of further abuse or threats if the order is not issued.”
The Castle Rock family law attorneys at Ellmann & Ellmann can provide you with complete information on obtaining a restraining order. We can also advise you about the ways in which an order can be a helpful strategy in protecting yourself and your children in situations where domestic violence seems likely. At Ellmann & Ellmann, we believe that you and your children deserve to live peacefully and without fear for your safety. We understand the situations in which restraining orders can be effective and we are prepared to take action on your behalf to help you ensure your well-being and that of your children.
In Colorado, there are two types of restraining orders. A temporary restraining order is issued for a period of up to two weeks (14 days). This is the first step in the process, and the order will tell you when you must return to court to ask that a permanent restraining order be issued. The temporary order can be obtained immediately. It can also address concerns about your children and their care and safety. In a dire situation that occurs after […]